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Author Rutland, David.

Title Resolution : Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War.

Imprint London : Head of Zeus, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (446 pages)
Contents Welcome Page; About Resolution; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Note to the reader; Maps; Prologue; Chapter 1: 'Isles of ice'; Chapter 2: 'Going at it bald-headed'; Chapter 3: 'Granby's sons'; Chapter 4: 'A place without honour, profit or pleasure'; Chapter 5: 'These are the times that try men's souls'; Chapter 6: 'The oak of old England'; Chapter 7: 'Prodigious bickerings'; Chapter 8: 'An extreme hard case'; Chapter 9: 'Now move heaven and earth'; Chapter 10: 'Whatever expedition we may make'; Chapter 11: 'The time now seems big with events'
Chapter 12: 'A slight inconvenience'Chapter 13: 'A very great esteem for the Lady'; Chapter 14: 'My dear little Lord'; Chapter 15: 'The darling of your soul'; Chapter 16: 'Claret is a bad medicine'; Chapter 17: Epilogue:'The dear old chateau'; Plate Section; Family tree; Glossary; Notes on the text; Manuscript sources; Select bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index; About David Rutland and Emma Ellis; An Invitation from the Publisher; Copyright.
Summary The story of the contrasting fortunes of two aristocratic brothers in the age of the American Revolution offers a fascinating and finely etched portrait of Georgian England.
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Subject Rutland, Charles Manners, Duke of, 1754-1787.
Manners, R. Rutland (Robert Rutland)
Granby, John Manners, Marquis of, 1721-1770.
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- 1714-1837.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Ellis, Emma.
Other Form: Print version: Rutland, David. Resolution : Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War. London : Head of Zeus, ©2017
ISBN 9781784979904 (electronic bk.)
1784979902 (electronic bk.)